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Food recall on Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original

29 March 2017 

Public Health Advisory

Food recall on Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original

The Department of Health is warning about a food recall on Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original due to E. coli O121 contamination.

All 10 KG Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original with lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 17 and 6 291 548 should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O121 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis, or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die. If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your local health centre.

For more information, contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at 1-800-442-2342 or visit www.inspection.gc.ca. Sign up for food recalls at http://inspection.gc.ca/english/util/listserv/listsube.shtml.

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Media Contact:

Ron Wassink
Communications Specialist
Department of Health
867-975-5710
rwassink@gov.nu.ca